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Second Over 40’s football event

Participants at Sunday's event Credit: Cumberland FA

Cumberland FA hosted its second Over 40’s football event of the season at Maryport on Sunday.

Four teams from across the County participated in the two 50 minute games at Netherhall Community Sports Centre.

The first game saw Bush Wanderers FC draw with Westfield FC, with the game ending one-one. But Frizington Whitestar were victorious in the second, when they took on Howard Rangers FC.

Organisers said the event was intended to be fun.

“All of the games were played in a competitive but fair manner with the emphasis very much on all players enjoying playing the game that they love and enjoy”.

– Paul Jennings, Football Development Officer

Under 15 girl's football festival showed 'real talents'

Participants of last week's festival Credit: Dumfries and Galloway Council

Last week, the first inter-schools under 15 girl’s football festival was held at the Palmerston Arena.

The tournament was run by Dumfries and Galloway Council in partnership with Queen of the South women’s football club, and five schools took part.

Organisers claimed "real talents" were shown by some of the participants.

The council says further festivals and competitions are now being planned to encourage more girls to play football for their schools and local clubs.

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Bringing Brunton Park to the Big Smoke

The London branch celebrated its 40th anniversary. Credit: CUFC London Supporters

The London branch of Carlisle United's Supporters club has celebrated its 40th anniversary.

At a dinner in London they had plenty of guests, including Keith Curle and Colin West from the club's management team, and Managing Director John Nixon.

You can see a selection of photos below:

Supporters had some special guests. Credit: CUFC London Supporters
Hit the Bar is one of the longest running fanzines in the country. Credit: CUFC London Supporters
Bringing Brunton Park to the Big Smoke. Credit: CUFC London Supporters
The London Branch celebrated with a special dinner. Credit: CUFC London Supporters

Dzierzwaski joins Peterhead on loan

Queen of the South have confirmed that midfielder Kevin Dzierzawski has joined Peterhead on loan for the rest of the season.

He will continue to train with the Queens squad.

Also leaving Palmerston is Under 20 player, Lyndon Dykes.

Another of the clubs Under 20 squad, Dominic Slattery has joined the South of Scotland side, Heston Rovers, on a Development Loan.

He will remain eligible to turn out for Queens in the Development league.

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Selkirk FC host successful "donate at the gate" match

Selkirk Football Club welcomed Gretna to Yarrow Park on Saturday afternoon for a match with a difference.

Fans attending the game were not asked to hand over any money for tickets, but to donate a food parcel instead.

The football club is thought to be the first in the Borders to hold a "donate at the gate" game, and there's hopes others will do the same.

Lori Carnochan reports:

Selkirk FC host "donate on the gate" game

Selkirk Football Club are appealing to fans to join in their "donate on the gate" match this afternoon.

The club are playing at home against Gretna and instead of charging fans money to watch the game, they're asking for food donations.

The items collected will be donated to local foodbanks in the Scottish Borders.

Kick-off is at 2pm at Yarrow Park.

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